Karan Johar Will Team Up With Shahid Kapoor For Hindi Remake Of Nani's "Jersey"?

Priyansh Ha |Jun 27, 2019

Karan Johar who has just bagged the remake rights of Nani starrer Jersey is all set to kick start his venture and Shahid Kapoor is rumored to take the lead role of the film.

The film producer Karan Johar who is working on his upcoming film Takht is all set to kick start a new venture with. Recently, the film producer has bagged the remake rights for Gautam Tinnanuri's Telugu sports drama Jersey

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Jersey Is One Of The Biggest Tollywood Blockbusters Of The Year

Helmed by Gautam Tinnanuri, Jersey starred Nani and Shraddha Srinath in the main leads. The movie revolves around the life of a 36-year-old man Arjun and how he manages to become a famous cricketer. The inspiring story of Arjun has strongly impressed the audience and do wonders at the box office. In fact, it is one of the biggest Tollywood blockbusters of the year.

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Shahid Kapoor is said to play Nani's role in the Hindi remake of Jersey (Source: Times Of India)

Shahid Kapoor Is The Top Choice For The Lead Role

The rumor has it that Karan Johar has handpicked superstar Shahid Kapoor, who is celebrating the overwhelming success of his film Kabir Singh, to play the lead role in the remake. At the moment, it is simply speculation as both of them still remain silent on it. According to the filmmaker, the official announcement will be issued once the cast and crew are finalized.

Nani and Shraddha Srinath in Jersey (Source: Cinema Express)

Jersey Can Move Anyone To Tears

Unlike other sports dramas, Nani's Jersey is a touching story that can leave the audience in tears. According to reviewer Janani K, Jersey is a movie which “moves you and makes you appreciate life.” Apart from the well-packed screenplay, it’s Arjun and Sarah’s beautiful relationship which will move anyone to tears. 

At the moment, Karan Johar is planning for his upcoming project Takht, a multi-star film which features Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar in the main leads.  

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